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V.I. Basketball Federation Announces Junior Men and Women National Selections

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Aug. 1, 2005 – Head coaches Donald Bough and Geneva Morgan recently announced the players that would represent the Virgin Islands at the Centro Basket competition. The event begins on Aug. 4, in the Dominican Republic. The Junior Men's team will compete in Santiago and the Junior Women's team in Hato Mayor, according to a VIBF press release.
Our teams have qualified as one of three countries to represent the Caribbean Basketball Confederation in the Centro Basket Tournament, which is composed of the top eight countries in Central America and the Caribbean. This tournament will produce the top three male and female teams for the 2006 Americas Juniors Championships.
In the past, the Virgin Islands Junior Teams have won a silver medal for women and a bronze for men in Trinidad, so both teams have a good chance of going to the Americas Region next year. Below is a listing of the V.I. players. For further information, call 712-2320 or 690-2317.
Virgin Islands Centro Basket 2005 Junior Men National Team
Santiago, Dominican Republic on August 4 through 8.
1. Ryan Nelthropp (Country Day School)
2. Craig Williams Jr. (Central High School)
3. Joaquin Francis (McArthur High School)
4. Khalid Gerard (Charlotte Amalie High School)
5. Jerome Warner (Charlotte Amalie High School)
6. Davon Peterson (Central High School)
7. Jermaine Mulley (Central High School)
8. Jevon James (Charlotte Amalie High School)
9. Jervan Jackson (South Dade High School)
10. Ivor James (St. Croix Educational Complex)
11. Zomari Swanston (McArthur High School)
12. Ryan Mills (Addelita Cancryn Jr. High School)
Staff
1. Donald Bough (head coach)
2. Pedrito Estrill (asst. coach)
3. Alvan Jarvis (asst. coach)
4. Clement Heyliger (FIBA coach)
5. Rueben Lopez-Rivera (trainer)
6. Theron Richards (team manager)
7. Harvey Nielsen (delegate)
VIBF Release Contacts
Donald Bough, Junior Men head coach, contact 514-9165.
Usie Richards, VIBF president, contact 712-2320 or 690-2317.
V.I. Centro Basket 2005 Junior Women National Team
Hato Mayor, Dominican Republic, August 4 through 8.
1. Meisha Key (Red River Marine Institute)
2. Chantel Cooper (Antilles High School)
3. Chanise Potter (Charlotte Amalie High School)
4. Victoria Hamilton (Antilles High School)
5. Sheronette Mills (Central High School)
6. Ashley Georges (Central High School)
7. Lovrina Serrano (St. Croix Educational Complex)
8. Shawna Moving (Central High School)
9. Hadassah Emmanuel (St. Croix Educational Complex)
10. Cheynae Rogers (Country Day High School)
11. Andrene Willette (Charlotte Amalie High School)
12. Nicole Fleming (Charlotte Amalie High School)
Staff
1. Geneva Morgan (head coach)
2. Derrick Miller (asst. coach)
3. Myron Corbett (asst. coach)
4. Kendall Henry (FIBA referee)
5. Tiffany Hill (trainer)
6. Zena Lawrence (team manager)
7. Usic Richards (delegation head)
Geneva Morgan, Junior Women head coach, contact 772-0500.
Usic Richards, VIBF president, contact 712-2320 or 690-2317.

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